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Unformatted text preview: exactly come about through scientific development. Likewise, sciences such as the new Arabic number system did not spawn any useful technology. However, in the latter years of the medieval period, science began directly influence new technology, as is the case of magnetism and the compass, and the alchemy of gunpowder leading to cannons....
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2008 for the course HIST 175 taught by Professor Friedel during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.
- Spring '08